DOI: 10.1145/568760.568795
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Abstract: In this paper we present the approach based on the formalism of Extended Positional Grammars for specifying, designing and implementing visual modeling languages. In order to stress the main characteristics of the approach and highlight its power, we describe the use of the formalism to implement statecharts languages which represent one of the most complex visual modeling languages used in the software engineering field. In the paper special emphasis is put on describing the benefits deriving from the use of…

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